Sunday, 5 February 2017

Sunday 5th February 2017

Uttoxeter Quarry
3x Whooper Swan this morning plus White-fronted Goose with Greylag flock, also Oystercatcher, Green Sandpiper, drake Pintail, 2x Shelduck, 3x Goosander, 82x Wigeon, 5x Pochard & Curlew (@rpintean)

6x Waxwing still at Junction of Boscomoor Lane and Wolgarston Way

Middleton Lakes RSPB
White-fronted Goose, Great White Egret, 2x Oystercatcher, Ringed Plover (@atkinson_steve)

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Drake Smew plus 2x redhead Smew off Chappell Hide this afternoon plus 3x Oystercatcher, Bittern again roosted (@BelvideBirding)

Essington Quarry
2x White-fronted Geese have been at  pool since 3rd February with Greylag flock (per @BelvideBirding)

Doxey Marshes
Scaup, Water Pipit, Stonechat & a possible Mediterranean Gull (AWa)

Whitmore Bent Lane
3x Tundra Bean Geese still, 3x Shoveler. 2x Tree Sparrow (DAd)

Branston Gravel Pits
Temminck's Stint, Peregrine, Dunlin, 9x Shelduck, c100 Teal, Goldeneye, 6x Ruff, 17x Curlew, Oystercatcher, 2x Yellow-legged Gull, Stonechat, 3x Skylark, c100 Fieldfare, Raven (DSc)